Accounts Assistant 18-01-2024 Job

£35000 - £40000 Performance, Attendance, KPIs Bonus Potential tbd Full Time
Accounts Assistant 18-01-2024
  • Finance
  • Hydro Cleansing
  • HCL House, Beddington Farm Road, Croydon, CR0 4XB

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Company: Hydro Cleansing Ltd (HCL)

Location: Croydon, London and the South East

About Us:

Hydro Cleansing Ltd (HCL) is a leading provider of environmental services in London and the southeast, renowned for its fast, responsive, and highly effective solutions. Our Accounts department operates with cutting-edge tools, including a custom-built CRM, SAGE 50 Payroll, and Accounts Cloud Infrastructure, with regular updates from our in-house software team.

Role Title: Accounts Assistant

Job Description:

As an integral part of our Accounts team, the Accounts Assistant will take on a diverse role, responsible for managing the purchase ledger and maintaining various financial records. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you will play a vital role in all aspects of accounts, including contributing to the preparation of monthly management accounts.


Payroll Processing: Handle monthly and weekly payroll processing.

Financial Reporting: Generate aged debtor reports and assist in producing the balance sheet and profit & loss statements.

Reconciliation: Perform bank reconciliations for multiple accounts and reconcile supplier accounts.

Purchase Order Management: Ensure that all purchases are supported by authorized purchase orders.

Supplier Interaction: Address supplier queries via telephone and email.

Sales Ledger: Respond to external and internal sales ledger queries.

Month-End Procedures: Assist in month-end procedures, including preparing and posting month-end journals, prepayments, and accruals.

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Part Qualified AAT, CIMA, ACCA, or an equivalent level of qualification with the necessary certification and documentation.
  • Prior experience in a similar accounts-related position.
  • Experience with in-house training at a similar level, with references to support your training background.
  • Proficiency in Xero accounting systems is essential.


  • Comprehensive in-house training will be provided as required.
  • Xero accounting training courses will be supplied, leading to certification.
  • Opportunities for advanced training in Xero.
  • Familiarization with HCL Portal and Techman garage management software.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic and forward-thinking environment.
  • Access to cutting-edge software tools and regular updates.
  • Professional development opportunities through training and certification.

If you are an enthusiastic and qualified Accounts Assistant with a strong background in financial management, we invite you to apply and join Hydro Cleansing Ltd (HCL) in delivering top-tier environmental services in London and the South East.